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Soft science

Definition noun Any of the specialized disciplines based on qualitative analysis or scientific investigations for which... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Fauna

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the high biodiversity of New Zealand and how... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

Soap

soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More

Plume

plume 1. A feather; especially, a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. Wings . . . Of many a... Read More

Anaerobic

As largely known are the subset of biological processes that are directly correlated to the ‘usage of molecular oxygen’,... Read More

Plumes

plume 1. A feather; especially, a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. Wings . . . Of many a... Read More

Slime

slime 1. Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud. As it Nilus ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime... Read More

Sponge

Sponge 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of spongiae, or porifera. 2. The elastic fibrous skeleton of many... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Fur

Fur 1. The short, fine, soft hair of certain animals, growing thick on the skin, and distinguished from the hair, which is... Read More

Spongy bone

Spongy bone, also known as cancellous bone or trabecular bone, is a type of bone tissue found at the ends of long bones and... Read More

Anthozoan

Anthozoan (Science: zoology) Pertaining to the anthozoa. One of the anthozoa. Definition noun, plural: anthozoans Any of the... Read More

Milk

milk 1. (Science: physiology) A white fluid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals for the nourishment of their... Read More

Siphon

siphon 1. A device, consisting of a pipe or tube bent so as to form two branches or legs of unequal length, by which a... Read More

Fauces

Fauces 1. (Science: anatomy) The narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx, situated between the soft palate and the base... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition In biology, synergistic effects are the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

Rushes

rush 1. A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of... Read More

Hydrophilic

Hydrophilic Definition What does a hydrophile (or hydrophilic molecule) mean? If a molecule is “water-loving”, it is... Read More

Down

Down (Science: dermatology, zoology) fine, soft feathers, soft, fine... Read More

Bone

The bone is an organ that forms the skeleton of vertebrates. It is formed from bone tissues, which are mineralized... Read More

Tick

Tick Definition A tick is an arachnid belonging to order Ixodida. There are three families identified: (1) Ixodidae (hard... Read More

Banana

Banana (Science: botany) a perennial herbaceous plant of almost treelike size (musa sapientum); also, its edible fruit. See... Read More

Petal

petal 1. (Science: plant biology) A member of the inner whorl of non-fertile parts surrounding the fertile organs of a... Read More

Inbreeding

Inbreeding is a type of breeding or mating where closely related individuals with a common ancestor produce progenies with... Read More

Smuts

smut 1. Foul matter, like soot or coal dust; also, a spot or soil made by such matter. 2. (Science: chemical) bad, soft... Read More

Anchor

Anchor 1. A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays... Read More

Date

Date 1. To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a... Read More

Roof of mouth

roof of mouth --> palate 1. (Science: anatomy) The roof of the mouth. The fixed portion, or palate proper, supported by... Read More

Tree

“The biological diversity is plenty if you look around yourself a little closely; with an eye for life!” … People... Read More

Mantle

Mantle 1. To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; said of hawks. Also used figuratively. Ne is there hawk which... Read More

Kingdom Animalia

Kingdom Animalia Definition Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More

Organ

Definition Of Organ An organ is a collection of tissues that carries out a function or set of related ones. An organ often... Read More

Illusion

Illusion 1. (Science: psychology) An unreal image presented to the bodily or mental vision; a deceptive appearance; a false... Read More

Acromegaly

Acromegaly (Science: endocrinology) a condition that results from the excess production of growth hormone in the anterior... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Uvula

uvula (Science: otolaryngology) The central tag-like structure hanging down from the edge of the soft... Read More

Backbone

Backbone (Science: anatomy) The spinal column, found in vertebrate animals, which runs along the dorsal side and contains... Read More

The Water Cycle

The water cycle (sometimes referred to as the hydrological cycle) is the continuous transfer of water from air, sea land and... Read More